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tv   Weekly Democratic Address  CSPAN  August 5, 2017 6:22pm-6:31pm EDT

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congress, the time for dreaming big, bold, and daring rings for our country has begun. when americans are free to pursue their dreams, there is no limit to what we can achieve. this is truly an exciting time in our country. every day, we are a cop looking great things for our people. god bless you. god bless the united states. we are really moving along. we are bringing back our jobs. we are making america great again. thank you. baldwin: hi. i'm tammy baldwin, and i have the honor of working for wisconsin. we have a long and proud tradition of making things -- and,, ships, motorcycles, yes, cheese, brought, and beer. we possess one of the largest manufacturing sectors in the nation, supporting a large share of our workforce and exporting
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goods all over america and the world. however, for too long, big and powerful multinational corporations have dictated how with foreigndeals .cquisitions it is sadly wrong for washington to leave our workers behind with shuttered factories and lower wages. that's why i've been fighting for years to build a made in america economy that rewards hard work and helps workers get ahead. wisconsin families depend on our manufacturing jobs, and i believe if we give our workers and manufacturers a level playing, they will compete, and we will win. to level the playing field, democrats are proposing a better deal -- a better deal that prevents trade deals from hurting our workers, takes on
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china's cheating, and puts an end to rewarding companies with tax cuts for shipping jobs and factories to other countries. we would also put in place buy america requirements for taxpayer-ended projects. folks outside wisconsin may not .now the city of nina a great wisconsin manufacturer has been making manhole covers for 145 years. the men and women who work at nina foundry help build our nation's water infrastructure, and they deserve a solid commitment from us on the strong buy america standard that rewards their hard work. america i wrote buy legislation because i strongly believe of american workers should build our infrastructure with american products, and taxpayer money should not be spent on iron and steel from
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foreign countries like china and russia. my reform passed the senate with bipartisan support, but when it got to the house, foreign steel companies bought washington kill it. to paul ryan and mitch mcconnell gave them what they wanted, and american workers were left behind again. in april, president trump came to wisconsin and announced support for my legislation, but congressional republican leadership continues to stand in the way. this needs to change. it's time washington put american manufacturers and workers first, ahead of powerful .pecial interests our better deal will close loopholes that provides foreign producers access to large sums of your taxpayer dollars. we would also require that
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taxpayer dollars be spent on u.s. companies and u.s. jobs for all federal public works projects. put simply, our reforms will make sure the federal government is spending american tax dollars to buy product made in america. the bottom line is this -- democrats and republicans agree that we need a major federal investment to rebuild our roads, bridges, and water infrastructure. now we need republicans to stand with us, with our manufacturers, and with american workers. let's get the job done on strong buy america reform. let's put people to work rebuilding our infrastructure with the words made in america. >> sunday on american history tv, on american artifacts, american presidents life portraits, we tour the
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presidential portraits exhibit at the herbert hoover presidential library and museum in west branch, iowa. it president lyndon baines johnson's exhibit -- >> lyndon johnson was always on the telephone. he had a telephone installed in his bathroom. it can be a little bit disconcerting. he also recorded telephone conversations which he had, and those were supposed to be not open to the public until 50 years after he had died. >> is 7:00 p.m. on the presidency, harry truman and celebrities. archivist david clark looks back on the president's relationship with celebrity athletes, politicians, and entertainers. >> president truman did not necessarily seek out entertainers or well-known people, but yet, he cultivated some relationships.
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[laughter] ♪ [applause] american history tv, all weekend every weekend on c-span3. announcer: we have been on the road meeting winners of the students camera video history competition. in connecticut, the second prize winner is jack mcdonald, the guzman for their documentary on social justice. also, honorable winners, who received $250 for their documentary on health care. and in concorde massachusetts, the second prize award today's nashoba brooks on
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their documentary on the wage gap. then, an honorable mention prize of $250 for these students from northampton high school. massachusetts, these this middlets, from school did a documentary on the opioid epidemic. thank you to all the students who took part in our 2017 studentcam documentary competition. to watch any of the videos go to studentcam.org. thenext competition is students and year. we're asking students to create a video on the provision.
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announcer: here on c-span, the communicators is next with have a look at how businesses are responding to cyber security threats. our guest is jeff moulton executive director of the cyber security center at lsu. after that, new orleans mayor mitch landrieu outlines the agenda at the conference of mayors, an organization he currently heads. and, a discussion on the future of genetics. c-span, where history unfolds daily. in 1979, the spin was created as a public service by america's cable television companies and is brought to you today by your cable or satellite provider. >> now joining us on communicators is jeff m

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